SANTA CLARA (KCBS) – The city of Santa Clara has agreed to pay out nearly $500,000 to settle a Muslim resident’s claim that he was unlawfully arrested during a police raid at his home two years ago.

Muhammad Moneeb, a Pakistani-American who is also a US Customs agent, said police with dogs and assault rifles ransacked his home in 2014. The raid involved a stolen camera that was not found.

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Moneeb was arrested, but charges against him were later dropped. His attorney told the San Francisco Chronicle that the arrest was illegal.

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“This has been a pretty traumatic experience for our family,” Moneeb said in a 2014 interview. “We have been residents of Santa Clara for the past 20 years and everybody was shocked.”

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The city is paying Moneeb and his family $350,000 and his legal bills, which are nearly $150,000.